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I am running Windows XP post SP2, and have an nVidia GeForce FX 5200, with the latest driver for it off nVidia's website, the monitor is an Envision En-780. My problem is that all the video file playback is really washed out (it looks like one of the Scott brothers directed it ["The scene is tinged blue, it is sad! BE SAD!]).

Now how does one deal with the saturation or whatever else it could be on the video playback?

Other things I am willing to tinker with on my own, but I'd rather not royally screw myself over in the visual settings department.




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Assuming your monitor looks ok the rest of the time, it could be the program you use for video playback.
I have the same Video card, the drivers I have are version 6.1.7.7 from May 2004. I have no problems playing video in WMP or Winamp.
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See I thought that too, but then I tried some other programs same deal. All of it washed out like someone upped the white saturation. And any games I am playing don't suffer. Neither does anything else BUT video play back. Cinematics in the game seem to be fine as well.

Admittedly if this is all I can say that's wrong with my comp then I have to be happy because it really isn't important.




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See if there is a gamma setting for video playback in your display settings.



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